July 9-12 2015, Unstone Grange, Derbyshire.
Organised by CorporateWatch, Scientists for Global Responsibility, Luddites200 and others.
Dave King opening & Jim Thomas from ETC Group on Skype
Panel discussion: Dave King, Dave Derby and Barbara Jones
1: Dave King – Luddites200
2: Dave Darby – Low Impact Living Initiative
3: Barbara Jones – Strawworks.co.uk
4: Dave Darby (Q&A response)
5: Barbara Jones and Dave Darby (Q&A responses)
6: Dave King – (Q&A response)
Workshop: Straw Bale Building
Barbara Jones – Strawworks.co.uk
Workshop: The Commons
Tim Flitcroft – Commons Rising
Women’s panel (anonymous speakers)
The first panellist spoke about technology as a system of social control, largely in the hands of men (the male gender role).
The second panellist spoke about hormonal birth control, with reference to the book and forthcoming documentary film ‘Sweetening The Pill’.
The short trailer for the documentary was shown at this point:
The speaker then continued to discuss the issues around birth control pills:
The third panellist talked about food and technology in the context of gender.
She discussed how the domestic work of women is devalued in developing countries as a result of mainstream agricultural choices about technological pathways, which – as they are driven by the Neoliberal capitalist system – represent ideological systems of value and prioritise particular types of knowledge and particular people.
The fourth speaker talked about online bullying